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#1 KristieMN

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Posted 02 January 2007 - 03:12 PM

I whipped this little guy up this morning!
If you find any errors, please let me know!
Enjoy!

The turtles measure 2 inches tall, and about 3 1/2 inches from nose to tail.

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Tiny Striped Turtle

 


Supplies needed

 

 

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F Hook
Small amounts of WW yarn
Stitch marker or safety pin
Buttons for eyes (optional)
Fiberfill

 

Terms used
Sc = single crochet
Sc-dec = single crochet decrease over 2 stitches
Ch = chain
BLO = back loops only
FO = Finish off, or Fasten off
Slp-st = slip stitch

 

 

You will need 2 colors to stripe the shell.
They will be referred to as color 1 = C1, and color 2 = C2.

 

 

 

 

Shell
Each round will end with a slp-st to the first sc made in that row.
With C1
Ch 2
1) 6 sc in 2nd ch from hook
C2
2) ch 1, 2 sc in each sc around (12 sc)
C1
3) ch 1, (2 sc in first sc, sc in next sc) repeat around (18 sc)
C2
4) ch 1, sc in each sc around
C1
5) ch 1, (2 sc in first sc, sc in next 2 sc) repeat around (24 sc)
C2
6) ch 1, sc in each sc around
C1
7) ch 1, (2 sc in first sc, sc in next 3 sc) repeat around (30 sc)
C2
8) ch 1, sc in each sc around
C1
9) ch 1, sc in each sc around, finish off C1 at end of this row
C2
10) ch 1, sc in each sc around
11) in BLO, ch 1, (sc-dec, sc in next 3 sc) repeat around (24 sc)
12) ch 1, (sc-dec, sc in next 2 sc) repeat around (18 sc)
STUFF
13) ch 1, (sc-dec, sc in next sc) repeat around (12 sc)
14) ch 1, sc-dec around (6 sc)
FO . Use tail to sew hole closed.

 

 

 

 

Head
Head is done in one continuous spiral.
Ch 2
1) 6 sc in 2nd ch from hook
2) 2 sc in each sc around (12 sc)
3) (2 sc in first sc, sc in next sc) repeat around (18 sc)
4) (2 sc in first sc, sc in next 2 sc) repeat around (24 sc)
5-7) sc in each sc around
8) (sc-dec, sc in next 2 sc) repeat around 18 sc
9) sc in each sc around
10) (sc-dec, sc in next sc) repeat around (12 sc)
slp st to next sc. FO, leaving long tail for sewing

 

 

Legs (make 4)
Legs are done in one continuous spiral
Ch 2,
1) 6 sc in 2nd ch from hook
2-3) sc in each sc around
Slp st to next sc. FO leaving long tail for sewing

 

 

Tail
Ch 4,
1) slp st in 2nd ch from hook, slp st in next ch, sc in last ch.
FO

 

 

Stuff and sew head to turtle body.
Sew legs on the underside of turtle.
Sew tail onto turtle tush.
Enjoy your turtle!!

 

 

 

 


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#2 Pumpkinmouse

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Posted 02 January 2007 - 03:22 PM

They are just too cute:clap Thanks for posting the pattern :hook

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Posted 02 January 2007 - 04:15 PM

oh so cute...adorable....:drool

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Posted 02 January 2007 - 04:20 PM

Oh, wow!! I love them! Thank you for sharing your pattern!

#5 KristieMN

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Posted 02 January 2007 - 04:48 PM

I just added in the size of the turtle.

OH... For these two turtles, I used carons simply soft.

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Posted 02 January 2007 - 04:58 PM

They are really cute.
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Posted 02 January 2007 - 05:02 PM

They are so adorable. Thank you so much for sharing all your wonderful patterns.

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Posted 02 January 2007 - 05:10 PM

This is terrific, thank you for sharing, I love turtles!

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Posted 02 January 2007 - 05:14 PM

That is adorable! My mother collects turtles. I'll have to try this out for her.

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Posted 02 January 2007 - 05:17 PM

Oh my goodness! This is so cute! I have to make this! Thanks for sharing!!! :U

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Posted 02 January 2007 - 05:17 PM

how sweet!

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Posted 02 January 2007 - 05:25 PM

Very cute!
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Posted 02 January 2007 - 05:27 PM

Oh they're so cute!
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Posted 02 January 2007 - 05:46 PM

awwwwww those are so sweet! great job! :cheer

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Posted 02 January 2007 - 05:57 PM

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Posted 02 January 2007 - 06:08 PM

wicked cute

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Posted 02 January 2007 - 06:16 PM

what can i say except YOU ROCK!!! your talent and your generosity astound me
thank you

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Posted 02 January 2007 - 06:26 PM

:ty for such a cute pattern!!

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Posted 02 January 2007 - 07:29 PM

We are so blessed to have Kristie in the 'ville!!!!! I was going to make a boring turtle hot pot holder for a turtle fan friend of mine next week - not anymore!! Grandpa Woody & Miss Ruby are each going to get a striped turtle!
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Posted 02 January 2007 - 07:47 PM

So cute Kristen !!